Hospital Workers Stiffed On Health Care Payments, Suit Says

Law360, New York (April 4, 2013, 1:21 PM EDT) -- Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center was hit with a proposed class action Wednesday by employees alleging the New Jersey-based health care provider refuses to pay for health and welfare insurance claims that are covered under their insurance plan, in violation of federal law.

Ten current and former employees say the hospital's collective bargaining agreements obligate it to pay for its employees' authorized claims, but Meadowlands' purported refusal to do so means that some employees must pay up to $48,000 out of pocket for bills the hospital should...
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